Aquatic Weeds in Fish Culture: Prevention and Control Practices


Aquatic Weeds in Fish Culture: Prevention and Control Practices


V. C. Asogwa1 & J. N. Asogwa2

1Department of Agricultural and Home Science Education, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State
2Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State


American Journal of Marine Research and Reviews

Concept of Aquatic Weeds in Fish Culture: Weeds are unwanted plants that grow where they are not wanted. Aquatic weeds are plants that grow in the pond where they are not wanted. These weeds, even though are not wanted in the pond by the farmer because of their effect mainly, some of them are essential parts of natural systems and form the basis of water body’s health and productivity. The habitat for aquatic weeds involve various proportions of water and soil, including intermittently wet ditches, ditches which always hold standing water, streams, stock ponds, farm ponds, lakes, ornamental ponds, and intermediate habitats.


Keywords: aquatic weeds, aquatic herbicides, management practices, sprayable formulations, principles of chemical method.


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How to cite this article:
V. C. Asogwa and J. N. Asogwa.Aquatic Weeds in Fish Culture: Prevention and Control Practices. American Journal of Marine Research and Reviews, 2018; 1:5. DOI: 10.28933/ajmrr-2018-03-0803


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